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Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) serves as the principal gateway
for the fifth largest metropolitan population in the United States.
Owned by the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Airport System
(comprised of Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia
Airport) is operated by the Department of Commerce's Division of Aviation.
Located approximately seven (7) miles from downtown Philadelphia, the
Airport is easily accessible from Interstates 76, 95, and 476. In addition,
rail service to the Airport is available on SEPTA'S High Speed Rail Line
(R1) train that operates from 5:25 AM until 11:25 PM daily, every 30
minutes, with easy connections to AMTRAK at 30th Street Station.
Situated on 2,302 acres, the Airport consists of six (6) terminals
(A,B,C,D,E, and F) and four runways (9R/27L - 10,500 ft.; 9L-27R -
9,500 ft.; 17/35 - 5,500 ft.; 8/26 - 5,000 ft.)
Handling 466,985 aircraft takeoffs and landings in 2001, PHL processed
23,953,052 passengers. Approximately twenty-six (26) scheduled passenger
carriers and non-scheduled charters serve more than 100 domestic and
international destinations daily. In addition, eight (8) all-cargo
airlines handle more than 591,256 tons of cargo annually.
International Airport is dedicated to meeting the needs of travelers
with disabilities. The Airport provides services and facilities that
are designed to assist passengers in moving through the Airport safely